Lillian Xue is a student currently attending Branksome Hall. She is passionate about public speaking, specifically MUN and debate, leading her to participate in a number of tournaments and MUN conferences where she gained extensive experience. Her most notable achievement is being a finalist at Georgetown Fall PF Tournament. Aside from participating in tournaments as a debater, she has hosted a debate tournament for novice debaters while also judging at various tournaments. She is familiar with a number of debate formats including British Parliamentary, Canadian Parliamentary, CNDF, Public Forum, and Worlds Schools. Lillian is a debate executive at her school and enjoys working with younger students.
Outside of school, she enjoys reading and annotating books, playing instruments, and listening to music and occasionally podcasts. Additionally, she is passionate about topics such as international relations and politics and loves to gain knowledge in these specific areas. She looks forward to building interest in public speaking by channeling her own interest into the community to strive for a larger impact.
Competitive Debate: Sunday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
Competitive MUN: Monday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM EST
Debate Term: February 20th - May 8th
MUN Term: February 20th - May 8th
Requirement: Age 12+, application required
Total Sessions: 11
Cost: $60 CAD for the term *Financial Aid Applicable
Must be 12+ unless recommended by an instructor (application required)
This course expands on everything taught in the intermediate classes, and puts a specialized focus on Model UN. Students learn even more about Model UN, and begin to compete in MUN competitions representing USG. Classes are taught by mentors who have many accolades and national recognition in the world of Model UN. In Model UN, students represent different countries and engage in debate based on various topics. This class is perfect for those who are interested in going into diplomacy and foreign trade.
Competitive Program Mentors
Eugenio Ciarlandini is a year 10 IB student at Upper Canada College. He loves to use his voice in a variety of different ways, whether it’s singing or Model UN. He’s appeared at conferences like Berkely Model UN and is set to chair at both OMUN and HCMUN. He is an exec at UCC’s MUN program, where he works with younger students. In his free time, you’ll often find Eugenio researching current events and development, taking photos across the city, watching baseball and reading.
MUN Executive at Upper Canada College
SSUNS (Mcgill University) 2021 Pearson Gavel (winner)
SSUNS (Mcgill University) 2020 Pearson Gavel (winner)
BMUN (Berkeley Model United Nations) 2020 Position Paper award
UTMUN outstanding delegate (Second place)
Chaired (Judged) at HCMUN and OMUN
Co-organizer at OMUN